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Maids and mistresses, cousins and queens : women's alliances in early modern England

Author: Susan Frye; Karen Robertson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays consider women's alliances in early modern England, ranging over a variety of communities and classes of women to explore the traces of women's connections. The essays, combining literary and historical methods and materials, are informed by feminism, queer theory, and studies of race.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maids and mistresses, cousins and queens.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98003448
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Frye; Karen Robertson
ISBN: 1423759850 9781423759850 1602562393 9781602562394 1280470437 9781280470431 0195353595 9780195353594 9786610470433 661047043X
OCLC Number: 252568724
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 350 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Maidservants of London : sisterhoods of kinship and labor / Ann Rosalind Jones --
Women, work, and plays in an English medieval town / Mary Wack --
Women's networks and the female vagrant : a hard case / Jodi Mikalachki --
"No good thing ever comes out of it" : male expectation and female alliance in Dekker and Webster's Westward ho / Simon Morgan-Russell --
"P[ar]cell of murdereing bitches" : female relationships in an eighteenth-century slaveholding household / Kathleen M. Brown --
Appropriation of pleasure in The magnetic lady / Helen Ostovich --
Female alliance and the construction of homoeroticism in As you like it and Twelfth night / Jessica Tvordi --
"Companion me with my mistress" : Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, and their waiting women / Elizabeth A. Brown --
Tracing women's connections from a letter by Elizabeth Ralegh / Karen Robertson --
Sewing connections : Elizabeth Tudor, Mary Stuart, Elizabeth Talbot, and seventeenth-century anonymous needleworkers / Susan Frye --
"Faire Eliza's Chaine" : two female writers' literary links to Queen Elizabeth I / Lisa Gim --
Mary Ward's "Jesuitresses" and the construction of a typological community / Lowell Gallagher --
Dearth of the author : anonymity's allies and Swetnam the woman-hater / Valerie Wayne --
Erotics of female friendship in early modern England / Harriette Andreadis --
Alliance and exile : Aphra Behn's racial identity / Margo Hendricks --
Aemilia Lanyer and the invention of white womanhood / Barbara Bowen.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Frye, Karen Robertson.
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